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Ready to watch the BAFTA Games Awards? It’s one of the biggest events in the games industry calendar, where a whole host of incredible games get the recognition they deserve across a huge range of categories. So sit back and relax, grab some snacks, don some formal wear if you really want to get into the swing of things, and get ready to watch the show from 6pm BST.

Here are a few things to look out for…

This year’s contenders for Best Game are Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Astro Bot: Rescue Mission, Celeste, God of War, Red Dead Redemption 2, and Return of the Obra Dinn.

The nominees for best Multiplayer are A Way Out, Battlefield V, Overcooked 2, Sea of Thieves, Super Mario Party, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Meanwhile, the EE Mobile Game of the Year award needs your help. You can get involved by voting for your favourite here. The nominees are Brawl Stars, Clash Royale, Fortnite, Old School Runescape, Pokémon Go, and Roblox.

In the running for best Performer are Christopher Judge (Kratos in God of War), Daniella Bisutti (Freya in God of War), Jeremy Davies (The Stranger in God of War), Melissanthi Mahut (Kassandra of Sparta in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey), Roger Clark (Arthur Morgan in Red Dead Redemption 2), and Sunny Suljic (Atreus in God of War).

There are tons more categories though – you can see the full list below. Which games do you think should win for each category? Let us know on our Facebook and Twitter pages!

And if you want to get in the mood before the show begins, you can have a listen to some highlights from the nominated soundtracks here!

Here are all the coveted awards up for grabs:

Artistic Achievement

Audio Achievement

Best Game

British Game

Debut Game

Evolving Game


Game Beyond Entertainment

Game Design

Game Innovation

Mobile Game




Original Property


EE Mobile Game of the Year (voted for by the public)

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